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Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen

Works: 2,214 works in 3,306 publications in 7 languages and 76,878 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Television adaptations  Interviews  Film and video adaptations  Church history  Television mini-series  Juvenile works  Fiction 
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Classifications: PN1997.2, 791.4372
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Män som hatar kvinnor Girl with the dragon tattoo ( Visual )
9 editions published between 2009 and 2011 in Swedish and English and held by 1,861 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Forty years ago, Henrik Vanger disappeared from a family gathering on the island owned and inhabited by the powerful Vanger clan. Her body was never found, yet her uncle is convinced it was murder and that the killer is a member of his own tightly knit but dysfunctional family. He employs disgraced financial journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the tattooed, ruthless computer hacker Lisbeth Salander to investigate. When the pair link Henrik's disappearance to a number of grotesque murders from almost forty years ago, they begin to unravel a dark and appalling family history. But the Vanger's are a secretive clan, and Blomkvist and Salander are about to find out just how far they are prepared to go to protect themselves
Flickan som lekte med elden The girl who played with fire ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 1,475 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this second film based on Larsson's Millennium trilogy, Mikael Blomkvist's journalistic protégé and his activist girlfriend are delving into a sex-trafficking ring whose patrons who are highly placed in the political establishment. When the couple are brutally murdered, the gun found in their apartment has Lisbeth's fingerprints on it, and Lisbeth and Mikael embark on parallel manhunts. Mikael is simultaneously aided and obstructed by a shambling detective named Bublanski, while Lisbeth is drawn toward fresh dangers connected to a rotten, unresolved past. The film captures both the beautiful, lugubrious Swedish landscape and the existential mood of contemporary northern Europe, trapped between the info-capitalist future and the ideological prisons of the past
Stieg Larssons Luftslottet som sprängdes Stieg Larsson's The girl who kicked the hornet's nest ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in Swedish and held by 1,403 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Two seriously injured people arrive at the emergency ward of the Sahlgrensa hospital in Gothenburg. Lisbeth Salander has a bullet in her head and needs immediate surgery, while Alexander Zalachenko has been attacked with an axe. Lisbeth wants revenge--against the men who tried to kill her, and the government that nearly destroyed her life. First, she must escape from the ICU and exculpate herself of murder charges against her. Mikael Blomkvist, meanwhile, is writing an article exposing the Swedish government and the secret service. Together, there is a chance for truth and justice to prevail, and finally, for Lisbeth Salander to put her past behind her
Die Fälscher The counterfeiters ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in German and held by 1,343 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Germany, 1936. Salomon "Sally" Sorowitsch is the king of counterfeiters. He lives a life of cards, booze, and women. Suddenly his luck runs dry when he is arrested by Superintendent Friedrich Herzog. He is immediately thrown into the Mauthausen concentration camp. There, Salomon exhibits exceptional skills and is soon transferred to the upgraded camp of Sachsenhausen. Upon his arrival, he once again comes face to face with Herzog, who is there on a secret mission. Hand-picked for his unique skill, Salomon and a group of professionals are forced to produce fake foreign currency under the program Operation Berhard. The team, which also includes detainee Adolf Burger, is given luxury barracks for their assistance. Salomon attempts to weaken the economy of Germany's opponents. But, Adolf refuses to use his skills for Nazi profit and would like to do something to stop the operation. Now faced with a moral dilemma, Salomon must decide whether his actions are ultimately the right ones
The name of the rose by Jean-Jacques Annaud ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1986 and 2008 in English and held by 1,251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
One monk has fallen from a tower, another is found head-first in a vat of pigs' blood. Visiting Brother Sean Connery, investigating the deaths, discovers a secret library containing rare books considered lost to the world and dangerous to the Catholic faith. He must find the connection between the hidden literature and the killings before innocent people are burned at the stake
The celluloid closet by Robert P Epstein ( Visual )
13 editions published between 1996 and 2009 in English and held by 1,095 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Disc characteristics: DVD Region 1
Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater by Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1986 and 2012 in English and held by 1,020 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this two-part program, members of Ailey's dance company celebrate his memory by performing three works choreographed by Ailey himself, as well as a special ballet tribute choreographed by Ulysses Dove
Wozzeck opera in three acts and fifteen scenes by Alban Berg ( Visual )
18 editions published between 1987 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 907 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The story encompasses the gruesome detail, horror, passion, and torment that characterized works of the German Expressionist movement. Wozzeck is an impoverished soldier driven insane by his manipulative superiors and his mistress' infidelity. In a jealous rage, he stabs her, then drowns when he tries to wash the blood from his hands
Anne of Green Gables by L. M Montgomery ( Visual )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 904 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Anne leaves Green Gables and Gilbert Blythe's proposal of marriage for a teaching position. When she returns, she finds Gilbert ill with a scarlet fever and is forced to re-evaluate her true feelings for him
The house I live in ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 830 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
For over 40 years, the War on Drugs has accounted for more than 45 million arrests, made America the world's largest jailer, and damaged poor communities. Yet for all that, drugs are cheaper, purer, and more available today than ever before. Filmed in more than 20 states, it captures heart-wrenching stories from individuals at all levels, the dealer to grieving mother, the narcotics officer to the senator, the inmate to the federal judge, revealing profound human rights implications
Up the Yangtze by Chang Yung ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 826 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A "farewell cruise" takes a luxury ship up the vast Yangtze River shortly before completion of the massive Three Gorges Dam. The passengers glimpse a rapidly changing countryside, while the local people struggle to adapt as their lives are irrevocably altered
Pina Dance, dance, otherwise we are lost ( Visual )
4 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in German and Multiple languages and held by 771 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Originally conceived as a collaboration between filmmaker Wim Wenders and choreographer Pina Bausch, Pina ultimately turned into a tribute to Bausch following her death in 2009. Consists primarily of performances of Bausch's works by Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch with brief interviews with Bausch and members of the dance group
The wonderful, horrible life of Leni Riefenstahl by Ray Müller ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1993 and 2003 in English and German and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Interviews with Leni Riefenstahl, now in her nineties, flash-backs and modern film sequences tell the story of the most famous woman film director of all time. Known for her films made during the Third Reich, Riefenstahl's story is a controversial one. Best known for her "Triumph of the Will," the film made of the 1934 Nazi Party Congress, it proved to be her undoing
ʻAjamī ʻAg'ami ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in Arabic and held by 680 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Shakespearian in its scope and themes; revenge, loyalty, hope and despair, draws us into the lives of two brothers fearing assassination; a young refugee working illegally to cover his mother's medical expenses and a cop obsessed with finding his missing brother. Through this dramatic collision of different worlds, we witness cultural and religious tensions simmering beneath the surface and the tragic consequences of enemies living as neighbors in modern-day Tel Aviv
Metropolis by Fritz Lang ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1927 and 2011 in English and German and held by 645 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and the city planners, the son of the city's mastermind falls in love with a working class prophet who predicts the coming of a savior to mediate their differences."
The act of killing by Joshua Oppenheimer ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2014 in Indonesian and held by 625 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The filmmakers examine a country where death squad leaders are celebrated as heroes, challenging them to reenact their real-life mass-killings in the style of the American movies they love
Rise and fall of the Berlin Wall ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 621 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Computer-generated imagery, re-enactments, archival footage, and expert commentary provide political and historical context while helping to illustrate how construction of the Berlin Wall progressed over time--and how it was suddenly demolished by civilians in 1989
The Charles Burnett collection ( Visual )
3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
My brother's wedding: A young African-American man navigates his conflicting obligations while trying to figure out what he really wants in life
Little Dieter needs to fly ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1998 and 2009 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Growing up in post-WWII Germany, the son of a Nazi slain during the war, Dieter Dengler dreamed about becoming a pilot. At age 18 he emigrated to the United States and worked odd jobs until he was accepted into the Navy and began pilot training. He was sent to Vietnam around 1966 and on his first mission was shot down and taken prisoner. There, the Vietcong tortured him until Dengler engineered a hair-raising escape and eventually returned to the U.S. His story is recounted here via interviews, archival footage and re-enactments seamlessly woven together
Saraband by Ingmar Bergman ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2006 in Swedish and held by 592 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Saraband is a revisitation to 1973's Scenes From a Marriage, as thirty-odd years have passed in the lives of former husband and wife Johan and Marianne. An inner prompting has sent Marianne to visit Johan in his ramshackle but finely appointed house in the middle of the forest, where she becomes a sounding board for the emotional wreckage she encounters there: Henrik (Johan's 61-year-old son) and Henrik's 19-year-old daughter, Karin. Henrik and Karin are musicians, both locked in grief over the death of wife and mother Anna two years earlier. Infused with the unsentimental, gentle humor of distanced perspective and thoughtful reflection, this is another of Bergman's provocative expositions into the most fundamental human need: connection
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